Bangkok Travel and Party Guide

Bangkok can be really overwhelming. As soon as you land there's a ton that is thrown at you.

The language, the heat, the traffic... it can quickly become too much.

But if you can get past these first impressions and with a few tips from locals, you can have nothing but a good time in the city of angels.

As someone who lives here since 2016, I can't say that I've seen it all, but if we're talking about tourist stuff, good food, common scams, and of course nightlife, I can definitely help you make the most of your stay here.

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Is it your first time in Bangkok ?

Then there are a few things you need to know.

Where to exchange money, how to get into the city from the airport, the common scams to avoid... I promise these few tips will help you save some money, time, and useless discussions.

Here's my quick guide for your first time in Bangkok :

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Where to Stay in Bangkok ?

I'm no hotel expert but after a few years organizing parties here I've had the chance to check a bunch of them.

Here's my list of the best hotels in Bangkok

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What to do in Bangkok ?

After a few years of living in Bangkok and organizing trips to friends and clients coming to the city, I've got a pretty good idea of what's interesting to do.

From the must-see temples to the best parties, and some unusual suggestions, here are my recommendations for things to do in Bangkok.

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Where to Party in Bangkok ?

Bangkok Nightlife is one of the most amazing in the world.

And for me, that's mostly due to its variety.

We've got it all !

Of course, I'm sure you heard about the red-light districts, gogo bars, and the cheap buckets of booze in Khaosan road, but that's mostly where tourists go.

The city is showing a completely different face when you hit the luxury rooftop bars, the speakeasy cocktail bars, or the Thai clubs.

If you want to really know what Bangkok Nightlife is about, here's everything you need to know :

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Living in Bangkok

If you've got the chance to live in Bangkok for a few months, a few years, or if you want to relocate here, you will see that being an expat in Bangkok is both exciting and challenging.

From visas to work and the difference in culture and language, you can probably learn a few things and find answers to your questions here :

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